Shane Acker Will Direct Beasts of Burden
Shane Acker seems eager to build a niche for himself as an animated horror film director for kids. And, well, good for him. The genre is bursting at the seams lately with films like ParaNorman and Frankenweenie both competing at this weekend's Oscar telecast.
9 director Shane Acker teams up with Valve for his next movie
9 was an intriguing adventure that took a fantastic short film and stretched the story out far beyond what it could handle, but perhaps working with the storytelling masters at Valve will help director Shane Acker to flesh his next movie out more.
Shane Acker Takes Thomas the Tank Engine
HIT Entertainment is moving forward with a feature film based on "The Railway Series" and, particularly, its most popular character, Thomas the Tank Engine. Deadine has the story and word that Shane Acker (9) will direct. Thomas debuted in Rev. W.
Shane Acker's 9 is a technical achievement with a so-so story
Once upon a time, if you saw a short film, you saw the work of someone who wanted to make a short film. Nowadays, that ain't necessarily so. Sometimes, it's not. In its expanded form, 9 remains a dazzlingly innovative vision that showcases Acker's skill as ...
Film Review: Michael Cavna on Shane Acker's '9'
As the dark, animated sci-fi tale "9" -- not to be confused with the current sci-fi film "District 9" or the upcoming star-studded musical movie "Nine" -- opens Wednesday (as in 9-9-09), a big question looms: Does "9" rival last year's "Wall E" as the best ...